ERIC Number: EJ584692
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Establishing Fraction Benchmarks.
Reys, Barbara J.; Kim, Ok-Kyeong; Bay, Jennifer M.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v4 n8 p530-32 May 1999
Recommends conducting interviews with students in order to grasp their understanding of fractions and provides interview questions. Presents results of a study using those interview questions and concludes student responses fell into three main categories: (1) described a mental image of an object; (2) drew a model of the fraction using a circle or set model; and (3) related the size of 2/5 to 1/2. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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